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30-Minute Masterclasses


Welcome to our 30-Minute Masterclasses. Below you’ll find our Autumn 2021 schedule.

Each 30-Minute Masterclass is led by Scomis experts in their fields. They’re all free of charge. And each 30-Minute masterclass will run for can you guess? a manageable 30 minutes. We’ve gone for this short and sweet approach to help you fit them into your day.

Places are limited, so please make sure you book the courses that interest you right away. We’ll send you a calendar invite and a reminder nearer the time.

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Review and improve your remote education provision via Google Workspace for Education in line with DfE guidance

30-Minute Masterclass – finished

In September 2021, DfE issued new guidance on remote education provision. So in this 30-Minute Masterclass we’ll help you

1. Identify and brush up on best practice in Google Workspace for Education
2. Plan efficient use of Google Classrooms and Google collaboration areas
3. Use Google to solve problems for teaching and learning
4. Streamline communications to improve collaboration and engagement with stakeholders on a trust or school level

Directors Of Learning, Heads of Faculty, School Improvement Leads, Senior Leadership

Have You Done Your SIMS Housekeeping?

30-Minute Masterclass – finished

Did you know that SIMS Housekeeping routines will help to improve data accuracy and aid GDPR compliance? This 30-Minute Masterclass will run through SIMS Housekeeping routines you can do now and on a regular basis. Including:

• Permissions required
• Deletion of Unlinked Persons/Contacts
• Bulk updates
• Merging Agents and Agencies
• Archiving Attendance

Data Managers, School Administrators

Ofsted: when an inspector calls! Leadership & Management

Thursday 2nd December 2021

30-Minute Masterclass

Ofsted’s leadership and management judgement is about how leaders, managers and those responsible for governance ensure that the education that schools provide has a positive impact on all its pupils. This 30-Minute Masterclass looks at best practice in schools for using MIS to evidence expectations, outcomes, engagement, coherence, consistency workload and governance.

- 15:30PM

30 minutes + 15 minute Q&A

Heads of Faculty, Headteachers, Senior Leadership

Learn How To Move Your MIS To The Cloud

Wednesday 8th December 2021

We are hosting a free, 30-minute online presentation which will include an interactive Q&A session.

Our Moving your MIS to the Cloud Masterclass will teach you how to access SIMS via a robust, reliable and secure managed service, anytime, from anywhere and on any device. We will also discuss improving and safeguarding your data security, and how to exploit your MIS more effectively and efficiently.


- 11:00AM

20 minutes + 10 minute Q&A

Business Managers, CFO/Finance, IT Directors, Operations